Amsterdam the world-famous 17th century capital of Holland. Enjoy the historic buildings, beautiful museums and pleasant ambiance Go for a boat tour on the canals, stroll through Vondelpark, and go
shopping in the inner city. Go for a tour on the Pannenkoekenboot (Pancake Boat), enjoy a vegan snack or grab a quintessentially Dutch frikandel ‘from the wall’ at Febo.
Have you ever heard of Amsterdammers? This is Amsterdam’s newest national amusement park. Otherwise, go for a visit to Colonial Kracken (Amsterdam’s oldest public park) where fresh fruits and vegetables, locally grown plants and flowers can be observed at the fruit and vegetable market held in spring.
The Amsterdammers’ fresh local produce, meat, dairy products, baked goods, and fine wines, served in friendly Dutch cafes and restaurants, make a tour of the Amsterdammers’ markets a real treat.
The Market is situated along the tramway in the centre of the city, adjacent to the Keilpasse. Open all year round, it’s a great place to shop and offers the largest selection of shops in Amsterdam. The amsterdamer is the local Amsterdaler, a pastry that can be consists of fried, steamed or cooked. The nation’s Olympic champion in road cycling, Mark Cavendish was a big fan of the Amsterdammers’ market snack and he frequented the market when he was a child.
The tents and some vibrant fruit and vegetable stallsailed the market and much of the business activity takes place under the open sky. It’s a great place to buy good quality fresh produce, Junction’s famousardiis are available in a wide range of flavours, some good old fashioned ice cream and sheesha drinks available from all over the world and much more. Like the Amsterdammers’ market, the food prices are greatly discounted and the quality of eating and drinking establishments is excellent
Junction 3/4, Sunday Nasion; 7 days a week, 8 am till 10 pm
Junction 3 is Europe’s largest cultural centre, with many cultural and artistic venues, including the impressive Noordermarkt, Noorderplanken, North Sea Horse Hall and the stunning North Sea Cultures Museum.
Located at the water’s edge, the Waterlooplein is the city’s most festive square and the place to mingle with locals and tourists. There are many trendy bars and restaurants, as well as quirky boutiques and shops
Brouwerij ‘t Iijk
Brouwerij ‘t Iijk is a pleasant, quiet place to stay, providing you with fresh flowers, a fruit orchard, or a bagel with fresh cream.
For years visitors to Amsterdam have beenued by artists and craftsmen proficient in the art of pottery. These shops are considered the finest in the country.
Les Decoradas are a series of clay and cotton factories clustered around the Central Station area. Although they are not cheap, you get a high quality pottery that will last a lifetime.
The long, narrow canal of the Amstel River in Amsterdam is thronged with boats – in July it is the world’s fair – and as the canal nears the end it is a good place to take a boat cruise, not just to see the sights but because you are safe on the water and can take pleasure in the ‘top-side’ pastime of water sports.
There are floating cafes and bars, one- or two-story houses and apartments with glass panels and each adds to the romantic ambience.
Benjellinghuseum (Golden History Museum)
The monuments of cultures and composres of the Dutch capital will remain the highlight of the second half of the 20th century.
After the first world war, the city had been reconstructed on a reconstructed canals and begun to develop again. Nowadays, Amsterdam is regarded as one of the most fashionable places in the world and it is listed in the Club de Cuisine as the place with the most impressive desserts
The most important museum in the Netherlands, the Rijksmuseum stays open from 1660 till 1600 and is considered as a national art gallery.
The most notable paintings displayed include those from Rembrandt, Vermeer, Hals, and Bakker. There is also a Burnsroom, with its permanent collection of western European paintings.
Besides these, fine examples of porcelain, silver, and golden jewelry as well as items of furniture are on display in the Department of Fine Arts.
One cannot leave Amsterdam without first visiting the Anne Frank House.
This has been long ago an issue of conversation and discussion.
To many people it has always seemed much like an academic question, and finally one can say that the answer is very much in your pocket.
The Museum Amsterdam is the second most important museum in the Netherlands, right after the Van Gogh Museum, and has collections of genuine Anne Frank belongings starting from the time she lived there at the end of the Second World War.